Submit your FML story

  • - Concept: An anecdote always starts with Today and ends with FML. There are no taboo subjects, feel free to express yourself.
  • - CAUTION: Read your message over. Please don't use text language and avoid making too many spelling mistakes.
  • - Please note that spam and nonsensical stories will result in you being blocked from accessing FML.
Your nick:
Categories :
Man or woman?

Today, I found out that my boyfriend asked me to marry him because he could get a tax cut from buying the ring. All of this happened in front of his mother. FML


I agree, your life sucks (24399) - you deserved it (2274)

On 02/02/2010 at 1:20am - love - by engagedmaybe (woman) - United States (North Carolina)

Top comments

He should be marrying you because he loves you, not because of a tax cut. Dump his cheap ass.

#3 - On 02/02/2010 at 6:24am by snoosnoo

See in context

There is no "tax break" for buying a ring. Your boyfriend is apparently very gullible.

His trip to the jewelry store:

BF: "I'm looking for a modestly priced engagement ring."

Salesperson: "Well, today is your lucky day! Just this weekend we have a special deal, and it's part of the government's stimulus plan. If you buy this $20,000 ring, you can get a tax credit of $25,000. In essence, you get the ring for free AND get money back!"

BF: "That doesn't sound right... how does this work?"

Salesperson: "The government is trying to stimulate the economy, and the best way to do that is to encourage the purchase of very expensive items. But it's only for this weekend, so you have to act now!"

BF: "Sounds good. I'll take it!"

This is not an FML for you. It will become an FML if you still decide to marry him, knowing that he is a moron who thinks he can get a "tax break" for buying jewelry.

#19 - On 02/02/2010 at 8:26am by FerrariCake

See in context




Speak your mind, but please try and be respectful.

Top of the page

You must have an FML account to comment.

Don't have an FML account yet ? Sign up to FML!

G.E. Gallas's illustrated FML

The Artist's interview

All illustrated FMLs

FML's blog

  • G.E. Gallas's illustrated FML
  • Hardcore will never die, but you will. We’re back with some rock n roll, or dare I say it, some punk rock. Don't run away, it's not that terrible stuff that emo kids listen to while slashing their…

Friday 2 October 2015

The whole blog

FMyLife, world tour

Available on: